Finance Assistant

England, Bedfordshire, Bedford
£11 - £14 per hour
Jul 26, 2019
Aug 20, 2019
Seehab Ahmed
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Part qualified

The opportunity to join the Building and Construction sector as a Finance Assistant supporting the finance manager with critical functions.

Client Details

An ambitious local local Building and Construction business that has a small tight knit team and is looking to expand with the addition of a Finance Assistant. Located in Bedford, they are an easy commute to anyone located either in Bedford, Milton Keynes or other nearby areas.


The key responsibilities of the Finance Assistant are:

Purchase Ledger

  • Entering and filing of Supplier invoices in a timely manner
  • Maintaining Invoice Master log which details the cycle from receipt of invoice through approval process and finally to payment of invoice
  • Managing the Invoice approval process internally
  • Reconciling supplier statements to the accounting system
  • Assisting with sending key suppliers remittances as required

Sales Ledger

  • Entering and filing of Sales invoices
  • Maintain and reconcile sales ledger accounts
  • Send out customer statements to key customers as required

Other Duties:

  • Support the team in all day to day financial accounting processes
  • Support the month-end processes, including all reconciliations
  • Prepare and review the financial journals: prepayments, accruals, depreciation, reconciliations, etc
  • Assisting with producing the quarterly budget and forecasts


The successful candidate for the role of Finance Assistant will have:

  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA/AAT
  • Previous experience of transactional finance
  • Previous Experience of Month End would be desirable
  • Good system knowledge
  • Have used Excel to a Pivot Tables and V-lookups standard
  • Good communication skills are essential

Job Offer

The opportunity to gain exposure in a massively varied role that will provide valuable experience to any career.

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